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#20140 (In Topic #4684)


coding oddity

No manual coding was done when this error came up for the preview on a news article.

Standards validation errors

XHTML: An unknown attribute ('align') was found in the tag <h1>. at line 1, character 19
XHTML: An unknown attribute ('align') was found in the tag <h1>.
1    <h1 align="center"><span style=" font-size: 4em;">Sorcerer's Chronicle</span></h1><a name="title__140"></a>
2    <h2>Kidnapped child of Sorcerer and Witch decent!</h2>
4    <img style="vertical-align: bottom" src="Dorian1.jpg" title="current sketch of Dorian" alt="current sketch of Dorian" />Our story begin
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It's unfortunate that whatever browser you're using has an internal HTML editing component (which the WYSIWYG editor uses, but doesn't control) that uses deprecated html-attributes.
You can, however, choose to not preview with validation.

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All this is telling you is that the HTML you've generated somehow uses old HTML attributes. These attributes still work, and there's nothing wrong with submitting it if you aren't concerned with keeping your website standards-compliant. ocPortal's just letting you know, which is why Chris suggested disabling the validation when you preview.

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